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Oracle® Server CLI Tools for Oracle Solaris 11.3 User's Guide

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Updated: April 2018

Using nvmeadm to Configure an NVM Express Device

The nvmeadm utility collects and modifies the NVMe device configuration. This utility supports NVMe add-in PCIe cards and NVMe SSDs beginning with the Oracle Flash Accelerator F160 PCIe Card and the 1.6 TB SSD. For a list of supported controllers and servers, see the support matrix at: http://www.oracle.com/goto/ohmp.

The following information is covered in this section:

Learn about the nvmeadm command
Display controller information
Display information about controller namspaces
Display information about supported controller LBA (Logical Block Address) formats
List or generate controller log pages
Display the features of an NVMe controller
Format controller namespaces
Erase controller namespaces
Take a namespace offline.
Bring a namespace online.
Export NVMe disk configuration to a file
Import NVMe disk configuration from a file